Reference Architecture vs. Reference Implementation

Leading Agile

In this clip from TriAgile 2019, Mike Cottmeyer is explaining the difference between Reference Architecture and Reference Implementation and why understanding the base patterns of Agility are so important to the success of your Agile Transformation.

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Quick Reference Cards in 2019

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2019, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read. Portfolio Management, a practical guide. How to survive the organizational revolution. Brave new work (English). Brave new work (Dutch). Exponential organizations (English).

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Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

Green Project Management

GPM Global is delighted to announce the publishing of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide. The post Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

Reference Class Forecasting

Herding Cats

The reference class estimating process is part of that skill and experience. The mechanics of household goods has a reference class parameter for the size of 33,000 pounds. Our long time friends have moved to our neighborhood here in Colorado. Their moving van arrived today.

Understanding Absolute Cell Reference: Using Excel for Budgets and Calculations

Wrike

One concept you’ll have to understand is how to use cell references, including the difference between relative and absolute cell references. What Are Cell References in Excel? This way, the reference points back to the same cell, no matter where it appears in the workbook.

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Three Keys to Project Work During the Worldwide Coronavirus Outbreak – References

Green Project Management

Providing these references can also take up a lot of space and distract from the blog post. The post Three Keys to Project Work During the Worldwide Coronavirus Outbreak – References appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. GPM Global is dedicated to ensuring that our posts are transparent and fact based from sources that can be trusted.

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Refer a Friend for PMP Prep and You Both Get a Free 60 PDUs Package

Brad Egeland

Refer a Friend for Cheetah's Accelerated PMP Class and You Both Get the 60 PDU Package Is it time for you or someone you know to become a Project Management Professional? Use the promotion code "ReferAFriendPMP" and you both get the follow-on 60 PDU package at no cost. An $850 value! You need to earn 60 PDUs every three years to maintain your PMP). Classroom, Virtual or Online Programs. Cross the finish line and become PMP certified, CHEETAH FAST.

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PMI Books24x7 (eReads and Reference) is Dead

Deep Fried Brain

For the past few days, PMI's Books24x7 site has been down. The website says "We're Sorry - PMI.org will be back soon." " This website used to provide more than 250 project management. Books PMI PMI Membership

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute of Learning

In DA we use the term value to refer to both customer and business value. References. By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

But referring to Pillar #1, where project managers are now responsible for managing strategic projects, new skills may be necessary. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Senior Executive Director, International Institute for Learning (IIL). The landscape for project management changes almost every year.

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute of Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices.

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute of Learning

Each question on the PMP Exam is tracked to at least two academic references (which PMI does not reveal) and to the Outline. Supplemental readings and reference materials. LeRoy Ward | Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, IIL .

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Reference the business case and any prior documentation. It’s always easier to reference other documents than try to reproduce them in here. If you have a fully-fledged requirements document then you can always reference that.

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What is gap analysis? Uncovering the missing links to successful performance

Moira Alexander

Gap analysis, sometimes referred to as “needs analysis” or “needs assessment,” is an important tool for determining business requirements and assessing whether business requirements are being met. Gap analysis definition.

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People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

References: . [1]. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. . Nowadays, companies are very conscious that if they want to be competitive, they have to innovate. The conquered market shares can rapidly disappear or drastically be reduced.

Project Risk Management: Do You Have the Facts?

Project Risk Coach

Because the facts provide points of reference in which we can better judge the significance of things and where there is uncertainty. Are your projects rooted in facts or hearsay? Knowing the facts puts you in the driver's seat.

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The project balance sheet -- not for accountants!

Musings on Project Management

If you follow this blog you've read several references to the project balance sheet. So, is this about accounting? Yes, and no: Yes, it's about a double entry tool to keep track of "mine" and "yours", but no, it's not the accountant's tool used in your father's accounting office. Take a look at this figure: What have we got here? First, the business and the project; but. Risk Management

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What if the PMBOK Guide was a Choose Your Own Adventure® book?

Kiron Bondale

While their 2012 reference book for Disciplined Agile Delivery provided guidance for teams interested in tailoring their delivery approaches, the new book delves much deeper into the key goals, decision points and options for those decision points.

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Are you living in a VUCA world?

The Lazy Project Manager

Volatility refers to the speed of change in your business, sector, industry, location, etc. Complexity refers to the number of factors that need to be taken into consideration when making decisions or plans. Ambiguity refers to a lack of clarity about how to interpret something.

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Advanced Filtering in Excel

International Institute of Learning

As in all computed criteria, it’s a formula which specifies the criteria, and refers to the first data row (row 2 in this example) as an example to apply to every row. By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP. In this blog I’ll continue the discussion from my last blog on basic filtering.

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Early experimentation is key to reducing project risk

Kiron Bondale

Inspection and adaptation are two of the pillars of the Scrum framework but all agile methods recognize the wisdom of Deming’s Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

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How to Write a Scope of Work (Example Included)

ProjectManager.com

Here’s a shot of the whiteboard for your reference! So some people reference best practices and in this case, I call these the “must” practices. In this video, Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to write a scope of work for project management.

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Reference the business case and any prior documentation. It’s always easier to reference other documents than try to reproduce them in here. If you have a fully-fledged requirements document then you can always reference that.

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How to Monitor Daily Progress as a Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. Looking at these two points, we’re dealing with a few variances: Time, which refers to the schedule. Cost, which refers to the budget. Scope, which refers to deliverables, products and services.

Rich Sheridan on Leading with Joy

International Institute of Learning

If you happen to have copies of either of my books available, refer to the index of read all the pages where I talk about Bob Nero, who was my CEO at Interface Systems, Inc. Rich Sheridan is the CEO of Menlo Innovations and the author of Joy, Inc. and Chief Joy Officer.

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Different Project Management Terms Beginners Should Know

ProProfs Project Management

It refers to a set of methodologies utilized to meet the ever-changing client requirements. An assumption in project management refers to assuming about possible factors or situations that may occur in the project planning process that it may actually happen.

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7 Steps for a Successful Project Budget

ProjectManager.com

Reference Lessons Learned. Here’s a screenshot for your reference! Also, reference lessons learned. If you don’t have the funds, you’re not going to complete the project successfully. That’s why planning out your project budget is so important: it’s the lifeblood of the project.

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How to Correctly Setup Actual Dates in MS Project

MPUG

Refer to figures I and II below. Refer to figure IV below. Refer to figure V below. Refer to figure VI below. Refer to figure VII below. Refer to figure VIII below. Refer to figure IX below. Refer to figure X below. Refer to figure XI.

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Dates and Times in Excel

International Institute of Learning

Here are some common ones, all using 4/11/17: Suppose you have 4/11/17 in cell A1 and you want to refer to it from another cell, but with some text. One more example (refer to the table above): Okay, now let’s look at TIME. By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP.

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10 Project Management Buzzwords and What They Mean

ProjectManager.com

Researchers have found it being used as early as 1932, when it appeared in the Washington Post of June 13, in reference to the depression and how it was critical to get one’s ducks in a row to get out of that economic quagmire. Sprint refers to workflow, both in action, planning and review.

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Timing is everything for your team!

Kiron Bondale

Daniel uses the common terminology of larks and owls to refer to those people who act as bookends of the working day, and refers to the majority who fall somewhere between these extremes as third birds.

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5 Tips To Re-Energize Your Daily Standup Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

The purpose of a daily standup meeting, which you will sometimes hear referred to as the daily scrum, is to get together and go over important tasks that are just finishing, or about to start. Regular readers will know that I’m not an expert in Agile, by any means.

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How to Create a PERT Chart

ProjectManager.com

Here’s a shot of the whiteboard, and a PERT chart example, for your reference! So that’s why we reference a precedence diagram, so precedence diagram means that something has to proceed that activity being done. A PERT chart can help you manage your project.

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Microsoft Project Tutorial: Microsoft Project Resource Planning

GanttPRO Project Management

Resources refer to the people involved in the project, the equipment and materials used, and the costs associated with the project. Resources are required to perform project tasks. They can […]. Learn how MS Project Guide

Microsoft Project Tutorial: Microsoft Project Resource Planning

GanttPRO Project Management

Resources refer to the people involved in the project, the equipment and materials used, and the costs associated with the project. Resources are required to perform project tasks. They can […

Risk Analysis 101: How to Analyze Project Risk

ProjectManager.com

But it’s important that you also have to understand what is meant by the word analyze in reference to project risk management. Here’s a shot of the whiteboard for your reference!

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7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

ProjectManager.com

According to ITIL, an incident refers to “an unplanned interruption to a service, or the failure of a component of a service that hasn’t yet impacted service.”. This now becomes a piece of historical data to reference if and when the problem shows up again.

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How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

Impact, also referred to as severity or consequence, is the amount of impact on the project. Project managers constantly think about risks, both threats and opportunities. What if the requirements are late? What if the testing environment becomes unstable?

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Communication Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

ProjectManager.com

The benefits of a communication management plan are five-fold: A written framework that both client/stakeholders/team members can reference. This can help in case there is any need for mediation—you have a written paper trail you can refer back to.

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Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

Scroll to the bottom to download this article as a handy PDF so you can keep it for reference as you create your proposal. If you don’t have estimates for daily allowances you can refer to the official ones used for the OECD staff (available here ).

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